Posts Tagged: Drawing

First Light

Café Opus at Ikon Café Opus hosts a selection of pastel drawings by Robert Groves, a founder artist of Ikon, inspired by the gardens of Packwood House, Warwickshire. Groves’ drawings reveal his continuing preoccupation with abstraction derived from the real world. They combine a modesty of scale and medium with an intensity of interrogation and… Read more »

Family Workshops – Musicadoodle-do

The Big Draw and Family Arts Festival with BCMG: Musicadoodle-do As part of The Big Draw (1 October – 3 November) and the Family Arts Festival, the first UK-wide festival of family arts events (18 October – 3 November), Ikon and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group present two afternoons of all things ‘drawing with sound’. Have… Read more »

Family Workshops – Musicadoodle-do

The Big Draw and Family Arts Festival with BCMG: Musicadoodle-do mac birmingham, FREE As part of The Big Draw (1 October – 3 November) and the Family Arts Festival, the first UK-wide festival of family arts events (18 October – 3 November), Ikon and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group present two afternoons of all things ‘drawing… Read more »

The Big Draw

12–2pm and 3–5pm – FREE Explore bold colour, abstract patterns and architectural forms with cut paper and print, inspired by the Hurvin Anderson exhibition. Run by young people and their teachers for other young people and families. The workshop leaders are participants in the TEA programme (Thinking, Expression and Action: Learning through Drawing). Places are… Read more »

Drawing Short Course: People and Places

Wednesdays 9 October, 16 October, 23 October,30 October, 6-8pm £40 for all four sessions £32 concessions: students, unwaged, 60 + Reflecting Hurvin Anderson’s interest in abstraction and observation, this short course explores patterns – spatial, decorative, personal and evocative – and how people and places relate to each other. Tutor Tom Jones, Regional Associate for… Read more »

Post Marks

As part of our commitment as Arts Champion for Northfield 2011-14, Ikon delivered Post Marks, a project involving local residents.

Spotlight Tours

Every Friday, 1pm, free Join a member of our Front of House team for a 15 minute spotlight tour looking at a key work in the exhibitions. No need to book, meet in Ikon foyer. Current exhibitions: Tapa – Barkcloth paintings from the Pacific François Morellet Giorgio Sadotti

Drawing in Stitch

A one day masterclass with renowned textiles artist Alice Kettle. Participants explore experimental techniques and approaches, inspired by the work of artist Timur Novikov. All materials are provided. This event is part of On Drawing – a season of special workshops and events exploring ways of drawing and seeing.

Audio Described Exhibition Tour

2–3pm, free   Join us for an informal audio-described tour exploring our current exhibition. Suitable for blind and partially sighted visitors and their friends and family. Places are free but should be reserved by calling Ikon on 0121 248 0708. Current exhibition John Flaxman Timur Novikov Nástio Mosquito

The Afternoon Academy Course

This course consists of two hour drawing sessions on four afternoons, starting 9 April 2013. Students will be able to experience the type of drawing discipline that can be seen in John Flaxman’s work. With reference to academic traditions, John Ruskin and systematic sequences of learning, tutor Tom Jones will take students from coming to… Read more »

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